• Hawick Museum exhibitions

    The Stobs Camp Project is delighted to announce that Hawick Museum will be opening two new exhibitions on Sunday 4th November 2018. Behind the Wire: Civilian Internment in the British Empire, 1914-1919 – includes Stobs […]

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  • Internment Research Centre

    On 3rd November 2018 join project partners at the Heritage Hub in Hawick to celebrate the launch of the Internment Research Centre. Taking Stobs as its starting point, the IRC will be the only centre […]

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  • Stobs Camp Heritage Trail

    The Stobs Camp Project is delighted to launch a new heritage trail that guides visitors around the camp and lets them explore what Stobs was like during the First World War. Developed in partnership with CMC […]

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    The Great War

    In October 1914, the authorities let it be known that Stobs was to be used as a Prisoner of War camp and a £50,000 contract was placed for the construction of 200 wooden huts which would […]

     
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    The Second World War

    Little information survives regarding the camp after the Great War. However, a specialist venereal disease hospital opened after the Armistice using the former German POW hospital. Eventually, there was a return to a summer training […]